Frithjof Paulsen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrithjof Antonius•Paulsen
Used nameFrithjof•Paulsen
Born20 November 1895 in Oslo (NOR)
Died28 June 1988 in Oslo (NOR)
AffiliationsOslo SK, Oslo (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Frithjof Paulsen had a long speed skating career and was a typical long-distance skater. He won the 10,000 m race in the Norwegian allround championships twice (1918 and 1920) and the 5,000 m once (1918), with his best allround placing a silver medal in 1920. His best international championship result was placing seventh at the 1923 European Championships, when he placed third in both the 5 and 10K.

Personal Bests: 500 – 46.9 (1920); 1500 – 2:26.0 (1920); 5000 – 8:40.7 (1920); 10000 – 18:03.8 (1923).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) NOR Frithjof Paulsen
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 4